Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 21h 25m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on United Airlines ($863)
When flying out of Plattsburgh you will be using Plattsburgh Intl, often referred to as Plattsburgh Airport. You will be landing at Madrid Barajas, also known as Madrid Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Got seated at row 2 so practically I was the first one to disembark. There's only one stewardess who took care of us and she did very well."
Cons: "The plane is so small that I don't have above head compartment so I had to put all my stuff under seat in front and I don't have space to put my leg."
Pros: "Flight was smooth the whole time"
Cons: "Seats were very uncomfortable"
Pros: "Everything was amazing"
Pros: "The staff was impeccable. Boarding was great. My seat was not comfortable, but what can we say?"
Cons: "There was no entertainment on board. That was not cool. We had to download the app, but WiFi was not included."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and courteous."
Pros: "The customer service wait is extremely long especially when u get hung up on and start all over . But one man was very helpful in changing to accommodate me next day"
Cons: "The 5+ hour delay was simply horrible"
Pros: "We had a wheel chair person and they made it very easy to drop off at the gate and get it at the destination gate. Also they drove us over to the baggage area due to many elevation changes required to reach this area."
Cons: "The obtaining of the boarding pass in Newark needed more people to help get the boarding pass. I like the option to use a machine if I want to generate a boarding pass but there were issues with the machines and not enough people to help alleviate the backup of people having to wait."
Cons: "The cabin was very hot."
Cons: "Baggage, late flight, other delays."
Cons: "More leg room"
Pros: "Length of flight"
Cons: "No screen on seat for entertainment"
Pros: "Flight mechanics (checkin, luggage, boarding), in cabin service were allfine."
Cons: "Delayed over 6 hours. United should have made replacement plane available sooner."
Pros: "Quite all"
Cons: "My tablet wasn't working ...."
Pros: "Fast and easy check-in. Attentive service. Good food. Great wine. Speedy baggage service."
Cons: "TSA absolutely sucks at LGA. TSA shut down all lanes except Precheck for a crew switch, and I almost missed my flight! Awful. Someone should be fired for causing the delay today. Everyone was angry and stressed out."
Pros: "Everything was great and i hate flying"
Pros: "Good equipment. Pilots communicative."
Cons: "First class food choices were both heavy ( meat ravioli or braised beef tips). I had a nice grilled chicken wrap from Coach. Flight attendants were pleasant and professional but not very attentive."
Pros: "Good service, being on time or early! Food was good. Keeping it dark for several hours to allow for sleep is good! I would do this flight again hoping for similar experience."
Cons: "I thought I was flying Lufthansa but got United which is the worst Airline in my opinion. Delayed 3 hours and poor service."
Pros: "Friendly crew, good seating with Economy PLUS"
Cons: "Hot as blazes all flight, crew kept telling me they would cool it down, never did!"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seating and temperature"
Pros: "Our flight to Madrid was simple and uncomplicated. The boarding process was flawless, and the flight itself wasn't as full as I expected. My wife and I had three seats in which to spread out."
Cons: "The audio jack in my seat had some kind of short in it. I had to hold the wire to my earbuds in a certain way to hear properly."
Pros: "This was a direct red eye flight to Madrid"
Cons: "I paid 1308$ for the tickets, I wasn't expecting first class experience but honestly I was just shocked. First off the flight attendant was so rude, whenever I asked for something or said thank you she would just stare at me and not respond. I mean I get it, it's a red eye flight I wasn't expecting anyone to be chipper. But honestly that was especially rude having to deal with her for the 6 hour trip to Madrid. Second the food was especially disgusting. The chicken was in this white sauce that looked like discharge and if taste like rubber. The bread was hard to bite into. Everything was so stale and tasted so bad I wondered how long they had that food sitting there. My last trip to Europe I flew Swiss air to Italy they had the best customer service and the food didn't taste like I was eating cardboard in jail. I am never flying united airlines to Europe again. It is too long of a trip for subpar service."
Pros: "Comfortable seating, plenty of leg room"
Pros: "free in flight entertainment- great flight attendants"
Cons: "seats seem really small and tight"
Cons: "No food no entertainment. It's a sad change from how United used to be"
Cons: "Leg room is atrocious. Delayed an hour because of maintenance."
Cons: "Crew was not great. They make me to wait so long to get drink. They are busy selling their food and crew was worried about how much they sold. It sounds like store business. Do not care for what other people looking for. Very poor crew service and they roudhg too. The"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful once the flight was underway."
Cons: "The check in people need to be more observant. If one's only allowed 2 carry ons, people carrying 3 or more items should not be allowed to board. Also, the on board crew should not allow people to stow more than 1 item in the overhead bins. I watched the woman in front of me store items in 3 different overhead bins."
Cons: "I've flown 13 different airlines in the last 6 months (including budget carriers) and united was the poorest value. You pay a high price and there are no amenities-you even have to pay for tv. The boarding process was the least time efficient I've seen. The boarding groups are not based on row numbers? Lots of backups on jet bridge and plane aisles."
Pros: "The seat was comfortable (for economy), service pleasant, food nothing special but fine, entertainment good. Boarding was efficient; there was a slight delay due to de-icing, but that's normal"
Cons: "It was impossible to download a boarding pass on either Lufthansa's website or any other (code share with United). Lufthansa gives you a number to call but they are open only 9-5 weekdays; when I called their regular office, I listened to a very annoying message routing for 15 minutes before hanging up. They have to work this out better, though I must say that at the United gate I could print it out easily at the machine, and the staff there was exceptionally helpful"
Pros: "Good selection of entertainment."
Pros: "They were very accommodating, absolutely nothing to complain about."
Pros: "Comfortable seats on the long flight. The crew did their best to put together a vegetarian breakfast for me."
Cons: "It would be helpful to make meal choice an easy option as you are purchasing your flight, or checking in. More vegetarian options ready for guests on flight."
Pros: "The crew members at the gate were friendly and courteous. The plane was clean and pretty new looking. The onboard crew were fine, for all the dealings I had with them. Our bags, which were gate checked, arrived with us and intact."
Cons: "The seats are narrow, and I'm not a wide person. They are crowded in every direction. The airline(s) crowds more people into limited space, then charges people to check baggage, yet they seem surprised and ill-equipped to deal with the lack of space for carryon bags, begging people to gate check before boarding, then scolding the last people who board for bringing their bags to their seats, expecting to find a place in the overhead bins for them. They charge for snacks other than 2 oz. of pretzels. If this is considered part of the hospitality industry, the company gets a failing grade. The individual staff do the best they can."
Pros: "Everyone was pleasant."
Cons: "I was not aware of the shortage of legroom on economy class."
Pros: "The staff was very helpful. When overhead storage was full, bags were checked at no additional cost."
Cons: "Had trouble with the highly advertised entertainment. On the trip from Rapid to Chicago, the entertainment wouldn't work. I was fairly comfortable in my aisle seat, but think it I had to be in a center of window seat, I would have been very uncomfortable."
Pros: "The Argentinian lady that help us at the counter. She safe us from missing the flight."
Cons: "The long waiting with customs and that the connection were too far away to drop the baggage"
Pros: "The flight crew got us there quickly and safely."
Cons: "Food was sub par but that is about what you can expect from any US carrier, the crew was disorganized and let people move around before taking off making people finding their seats occupied on arrival. Service members were curt and woke us up for some kind of morning snack they call breakfast when my guest and I were clearly asleep and not interested. I really wish this flight was operated by Lufthansa..."
Pros: "Boarding was well organized. Crew was great."
Cons: "Magazine was old with torn out pages including the inflight food list. Connecting to the in-flight entertainment system on my Apple Mac was confusing and took too long -- it could have been explained better vis-a-vis browser caveats, etc. -- which is too bad because I found a movie I wanted to watch but missed the end as it had taken so long to load the proper software. Seats were too small and cramped."
Cons: "Small plane, seated in very back row, unable to tilt seats back. no food no service."
Cons: "After we boarded the plane, we had to wait 2 hours inside the plane before take off. Then, once we landed, our baggage claim location never showed up on the computer screen until 1 hour after landing. Overall, not a good experience. Probably will not fly airline for a while."
Pros: "Food was pretty tasty and entertainment worked well."
Cons: "The crew was extremely rude and seemed annoyed a passenger would even think of asking for assistance."
Pros: "The United crew were extremely pleasant and helpful"
Cons: "Lufthansa's website was confusing and their agents contradicted one another as we unsuccessfully attempted to reserve seats. No in flight entertainment was available"
Pros: "Seats seem to have less room. Very uncomfortable when the flight is sold out and I'm stuck in the middle seat. 5'9" not much room"
Cons: "Smaller seats less leg room"
Cons: "How about getting friendlier staff. The male flight attendants were insanely rude."
Pros: "The time it took to get there and the jet."
Cons: "After I reserved my seat I was moved to a different seat. On the return flight the flight was delayed for an hour."
Cons: "Displaced to another delayed flight 6 hours in total!!!!! Lost of other connections Send me to Frankfurt and then to Madrid one day after programmed The baggage lost Should reimburse us"
Airlines flying from Plattsburgh to Madrid have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights